Articles Posted in the News Category

  • Congressman Brady on Walmart Employee Coverage vs. Obamacare

    You might think that Obamacare provides better coverage than what Wal Mart offers its employees. If you thought that, you would be wrong. Congressman Kevin Brady explains . . . . WALVSOBAM1-15-14  

  • HPD Investigating Theft Ring

    The Huntsville Police Department is currently investigating a multi-jurisdictional theft ring that spans from Irving to Conroe. According to HPD Lieutenant Jim Barnes, two instances of “purse snatching” in the Huntsville Wal-Mart parking lot were…

  • Police News

    Police News

    In Huntsville Police news, on the night shift last Friday police were dispatched to an aggravated robbery by a possibly known suspect out on FM 247. A residential burglary was investigated in the 100 block…

  • More Handicap Access at Courthouse Moving Forward

    Monday, County Judge Danny Pierce sought approval from County Commissioners on moving forward with plans for handicap access on the the east side of the courthouse . . . . HANDICAP1-14-14 Judge Pierce said he…

  • Online Programs at SHSU Receive National Rankings

    For the third consecutive year, Sam Houston State University has earned national recognition in U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings of online education programs. Of the four programs SHSU submitted for review in the…

  • Speaker Boehner Comments on Job Issues

    December 2013 was the weakest month for job growth in the U-S since January 2011. House Speaker John Boehner, spoke to reporters in Washington following a caucus meeting at the capitol on job issues .…

  • Saturday Morning Robbery

    Early Saturday morning two people were robbed by ten others after they left a party at the Connection at Huntsville Apartments. The victims were from the Austin area. The people robbed told HPD that they…

  • HISD Community Meeting

    Approximately 80 local citizens participated in an HISD Community Forum Monday night at Scott Johnson Elementary School to discuss another possible election on a bond package in May. Last month a community meeting was held…

  • New Walker County Jail Update

    After explaining to Commissioners reasons for additional work required at the TxDOT retaining wall between the new Walker County Jail property and the adjacent TDCJ property, Jail Project Supervisor Eddie Smith presented an update on…

  • Revinvestment Zone Discussed at Commissioners’ Meeting

    Monday, Walker County Commissioners had a public hearing on determining a possible location for a County Energy Transportation Reinvestment Zone. It’s necessary to establish a zone for eligibility in applying for a grant from the…